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PHOTOS: Mexico fans bring cardboard cutout of friend who couldn’t go to Russia

Wife wouldn't let him.

By Jonny Abrams

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Posted by Ingue Su Matrushka on Thursday, 14 June 2018

A group of Mexico fans at the World Cup brought along a cardboard cutout of a friend whose wife wouldn’t let him go.

Posted by Ingue Su Matrushka on Friday, 15 June 2018

In his cardboard form, the absent pal wears a T-shirt declaring “my wife wouldn’t let me go” as he’s taken around the tournament and even given a place to sleep.

Posted by Ingue Su Matrushka on Friday, 15 June 2018

One picture shows him being taken for a trip to the toilet, while another sees him being thrust aloft at one of the FIFA Fan Zones.

Posted by Ingue Su Matrushka on Friday, 15 June 2018

Posted by Ingue Su Matrushka on Friday, 15 June 2018

He will be particularly gutted to have missed Mexico get their campaign underway with a 1-0 win over reigning champions Germany thanks to Hirving Lozano’s first-half goal.

Posted by Ingue Su Matrushka on Friday, 15 June 2018

Posted by Ingue Su Matrushka on Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Posted by Ingue Su Matrushka on Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Posted by Ingue Su Matrushka on Monday, 11 June 2018

Posted by Ingue Su Matrushka on Monday, 11 June 2018